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PBS
Feb 27, 2014 7:00pm PST
jokes coming up. as ukraine's national assembly rooms in the interim cabinet. pro russian armed gunmen continued to control crime year's regional parliaments the last five days after his ouster ex president of ghana which pops up and rush over to schedule a friday news conference. thought i was a speech before a joint session of parliament even the queen on to record this as his uk counterpart david cameron says he can get his way when it comes to an antique buttons eu membership status it all. its engine keeps building over ukraine in crimea as capital gunmen in control of parliament was wasted. the russian flag cross the border russian fighter jets in the sky in ukraine's ousted president hopping up the tree of the cove which was given a friday press conference in the southern russian city of raw stuff and gone. meanwhile in the capital of double screening process for ukraine's new cabinet inside parliament in downtown st the prime minister and the new direction the line taking a taxi to the ukrainian government is european integration. sad to see if his linens and things to be troub
PBS
Feb 28, 2014 5:00am PST
you knew you . the ukraine to the old system of dictation us russian forces reportedly take control of two airports in arabia protests continue in the venezuelan capital of the stars of the week long carnival holiday pfft. german chancellor offers to find solutions to address its concerns about the european union. i think. ukraine's interior minister claims russian forces have now taken control of two appleton arabia. eyewitnesses of the regional center of sucre polled say the group was stressed that cinco the biggest those who sees the call of the team would be a guest today. what a beautiful day and explain to you and use what he was the view. we say to you when people write me a top step that will stay here for a long long period of time it's a place called sunday for rushing to hospital. also the ukrainians job of the are not able to carry piece. it was the last. the spokesman said the attack has occurred to me about the bad times apologize. actually all the words of the vitriol cold in the pool to suppress the poll was seized and the reports of anti corruption bill crushes do w
NBC
Mar 2, 2014 7:00am PST
ukraine. the international community on alert after russian troops invade the country. how people here in the bay area are reacting to this developing story. this is "today in the bay." >>> and we are looking live at a pretty picture from emeryville. lots of gray there in the distance. the clouds squishing down low. still a little moisture coming out of those as well. thanks for joining us, i'm kris sanchez along with meteorologist rob mayeda. yesterday, rob, we got a little showers and really gusty winds in the south bay. >> yeah, not as windy but still have some moisture left over. good enough for light rain and showers at times this morning in the south bay and we're seeing a little of that spilling over from the santa cruz mountains. into san jose, a few sprinkles around downtown and this will be the trend for the first half of the day. we'll continue to see showers dropping in off the hilltops spilling from south to north across the bay area. the moisture from yesterday's system is being drawn northward out ahead of a frontal boundary that's adding extra lift to the clouds outside
Al Jazeera America
Mar 4, 2014 2:30am EST
and then move to ukraine. about 60% of the population in crimea is russian. what is the push and pull there? there has to be an internal struggle and struggle of allegiance, yes? >> what i can say is that i have a lot of friends in ukraine and kiev and [ inaudible ] especially, so people are really divided because [ inaudible ] all of the nation -- all of the ukraine nation wants to come to europe, there are a lot of people who are pro-russian, there are lots of people who are against russia, and the country is kind of divide. really, there are a lot of opinions on how the country will develop in some future -- in some near future, so that i'm really worried for my friends and my friends in ukraine are really worried about endangering the stuff ukraine have now, because of revolution is in their near past, and now groups -- there are powerful groups, fighting groups in ukraine are starting to kind of divide the pie, just aim to acquire some part of the powers. likely some people from [ inaudible ] some official mritices, like klitschko and others, and the [ inaudible ] nation is from
BBC America
Mar 3, 2014 6:00am EST
. let's move on to our other top stories today and to events first of all, in ukraine. the russian foreign minister says russia has chosen to intervene because the lives of its citizens are under threat. william hague is also in kiev for talks at the moment with the interim government. he described it as the biggest crisis in europe this century. speaking at 5eu news conference, i warned consequence else for russia if it didn't respect ukrainian territory. >> if this situation cannot be resolved, there will have to be other consequences and other costs. and i'm not going to say today what all of those are. we will act in a united way with other nations in the world. the european union meeting today will gate some of the things, some of the areas that might be involved, subject to the discussions of my colleagues in brussels. so russia should be no doubt about this. this is something we take very seriously, we have to take very seriously. because if this is -- if this becomes the normal way of behaving in the world, of intruding upon and violating the sovereignty of neighbors, clear
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 2:00am EST
ambass -- summoned its russian ambassador to explain it's actions in ukraine. ukraine opened military recruiting centres. hundreds of men are volunteering. jacky rowland spoke to some in the capital kiev. >> ukrainians are preparing themselves for war. in kiev, where there has been so much bloodshed people express their allegiance to ukraine and their defiance of russia. it's fighting rhetoric and it still is only talk. parliament has been meeting in emergency session. afterwards the prime minister said russia had brought them to the brink of disaster. this is not the threat. this is the declaration of war to my country. and we urge president putin to pull back his military and to stick to the international obligations and li lateral and multilateral agreements that were signed between ukraine and russia. >> the army opened recruiting stations across the country. there are nine in the capital alone. on the outskirts men were waiting outside before the doors opened. people have been responding enthusiastically for the call to mobilise. here there are young men, older men, peop
ABC
Mar 3, 2014 4:00am PST
over russia's invasion of the ukraine. russian troops in unmarked uniforms continue to pour into the crimea area. boycotts have been threatened. the white house has ruled out military action. secretary of state john kerry is traveling to ukraine tomorrow. >>> tensions also rising on the korean peninsula. for the second time in days, north korea has fired off missiles as the u.s. and south korea conduct military exercises in the region. the two missiles, launched separately, traveled for about 200 miles before landing in the sea. north korea has condemned the joint military maneuvers by the u.s. and south korea. >>> all right with the crisis in ukraine and north korea, president obama spends time on the mideast today. he meets with benjamin netanyahu at the white house. mr. obama says it's time for israel to make peace with the palestinians. or there could be fallout. netanyahu says he won't give in to pressure. >>> at the white house, police arrested nearly 400 demonstrators, mostly college students, two strapped themselves to a fence in a show of civil disobedience. they want the pr
Al Jazeera America
Mar 1, 2014 12:00pm EST
territorial integrity of ukraine potentially if military force is used. and calling the russian ambassador to britain to get an explanation of what is going on with russian maneuvers. just an awful lot we know in london there will be protests tomorrow. a lot of fast-moving developments here, and a lot of reaction in moscow. >> as far as russia is concerned, what is the reason for all of this? >> they have said that that they basically maneuvered lega legale and motions and constitutions in ukraine that says enable them to do this. the reason again for those--for this development i. now our colleague in al jazeera lawrence lee went to crimea, and he spoke to many of those russians. some of whom would welcome action, but many of whom are just frightened by the crisis and the chaos that this situation has brought about. >> how much has changed between thursday and saturday here. then a smallish crowd of protesters outside of parliaments now the building guarded by armed troops, and the same civilians issue new orders. go back, be gone. they enjoy this power. it isn't just the parli
Al Jazeera America
Mar 2, 2014 11:00am EST
meeting, despite initial russian opposition. ukraine's ambassador appealed to the international community. >> translator: we call upon the security council to do everything possible now to stop a direction by the russian federation against ukraine. there is still a chance. >> early this morning the russian doma acted to authorize the use of military force in ukraine, this is as dangerous as it is destabilizing. we are deeply disturbed by reports this morning of russian military intervention in to crimea. this intervention is without legal basis, indeed it violates russia's commitment to protect the sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence of ukraine. >> reporter: russia's ambassador present aheapresented a very dit version of event and put the claim directly on the e.u. for creating that situation. >> why did this problem need to result in demonstrations? why is it that these street demonstrations need to be encouraged from abroad? encourage from people from the e.u. >> reporter: while the security council met. president obama called president putin a call we are told
CNN
Mar 2, 2014 1:00pm PST
capella.edu. >>> defense secretary warns that russian russians defense risks becoming a serious situation soon. >> as we look ahead of these developments you have the y ukraine military and now beare he hearing about power being shut off to a base. troops are close to each other in a volatile situation. what is the pentagon's view about this? >> the pentagon is absolutely adamant it doesn't want to talk about this at all. but the pentagon is going to have to start talking about it. senior administration official has said that russian forces now have kcomplete operational control of the peninsula. that makes this a full on military situation at this point. that means the russian military controls air, land and sea, as you said, the top naval official now essentially to the russian side. what does the pentagon do about it if they want to engage in the russian military as a way of engaging of pulling back. they don't know who may defect next to the russian side. controlling for that. that up to this point appears to be the russian goal and it looks like the u.s. has concluded that they have done it. at this point and it is going to make it difficult for the pentagon in
CNN
Mar 1, 2014 3:00am PST
in ukraine. >> there will be costs. is that a veiled threat if the russian army moves into ukraine? is president obama drawing another red line? >>> oh, my goodness. fire, drought, torrential rain. as the perfect storm creates catastrophic floods in california. this morning, i'm sorry to say, there's no end in sight. >> so you told the sheriff that you were walking to nebraska? >> that's right. to get my million dollars. >> it's the little black and white film that could. nebraska is up for six academy awards tomorrow night, including best picture. you'll hear from the producers about why they think it can take home an oscar. your "new day" starts now. >>> it'sen early saturday morning for you, but we're just glad we're not alone. i'm christi paul. >> i'm victor blackwell. it's 6:00 and this is "new day saturday." >> this is cnn breaking news. >> well first thing this morning of course the breaking news we want to get you caught up on all the fast-moving developments in ukraine. >> yeah, there are fears of a shutdown -- showdown, rather, between ukraine and russia and the u.s. coul
Al Jazeera America
Mar 5, 2014 3:30am EST
. the events in ukraine remain fluid. russian soldiers fired warning shots to push back ukrainian soldiers. no one was hurt hurt. secretary of state john kerry was in the capitol of kiev carrying on a promise of $1 billion in emergency aid and criticized russia's moves in ukraine. >>> the crisis in ukraine is shining a harsh light on that country's economy and it's need to avoid default and it's highlighted russia's economic weakness and it's overreliance on energy exports. these two countries are home to plenty of rich people. plenty of billionaires, but that was not always the case. back in 2004 forbes reported that russia had 25 billion narrows and ukraine had none. ten years later forbes said russian has 111 billion narrows and ukraine has nine. the u.s. and china have the world's most billion narrows. all this information and more is in the forbes world billion narrows issue out this week. joining me to talk about those on the list, cary, good to see you. thank you for being with us. >> thank you for having me . >> ologarts suggest a small number of people who control a large
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2014 9:00pm EST
and eastern ukraine, but there are russia's -- russians and western ukraine. their situation is even more difficult. minority. they are being oppressed. how can we help them? >> we think that the current authorities, if they really claim to be civilized, should make sure that their citizens are secure regardless of where they live. we will watch and monitor the situation, of course. thank you. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] senators chris murphy, john mccain, and jeff sessions spoke about russian intervention in ukraine in floor speeches on tuesday. this is 30 minutes. completely dwarfing any amount of money spent on the other side. i want to talk about the ongoing crisis in the ukraine and i'm glad to have senator mccain on the floor today because it's really hard to describe the sensation both he and i felt at the end of last year when we got the chance to travel to the midon, independent square in kiev and speak to about a million people. and it was even harder to describe the sensation of hearing th
FOX News
Mar 1, 2014 8:00am PST
approved sending troops to ukraine. russian military trucks and soldiers are already making their presence very well known in the crimea capital. they are taking control of the airports there and they are putting their black sea fleet on high alert. president obama's warning will will be cost if russia decides on military intervention. the kremlin is now expected to expected to recall the u.s. ambassador to the u.s. ukraine's interim president is bracing for military action calling for an emergency meeting of the security chief. some of those members are now calling for a general military mobilization after russia's announcement as foreign ministers in the eu schedule an emergency meeting of their own in brussels, belgium. that's expected to take place on monday. i'm jamie colby. i will have the latest coverage at 1:00 p.m. eastern on the fox news channel inside america's news headquarters. >>> some residents in california on edge this week after a threaten grag petey was spray painted on several homes and a car like these bashing the so-called 1%. this one saying "kill people," h
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 11:30am EST
ultimatum in ukraine, russian telling forces in the crimea to surrender. >> this cannot be the way in the 21st century to conduct international affairs. >> the international community trying to respond to russia's occupation. >> oscar pistorius pleading not guilty as he goes on trial for
CNBC
Mar 4, 2014 4:00am EST
right now in the ukraine. this morning, after russian president vladimir putin ordered troops stationed on the eastern ukrainian border back to base. this comes after the imf agreed to sanctions on russia. the eu leaders will work for an emergency summit on the continuing crisis on thursday. the eu attempts to show a unified front on russia was damaged yesterday by a british foreign office official who was photographed entering downing street carrying a document warning the uk should not close financial centers to russians. carolin, this highlights the point that it's tough to get agreement even within the eu on this subject. but should they manage to do that, what kind could those kind of sanctions involve? >> the eu was pretty big about that. they said they can suspend talks on visa matters and they could take the unb targeted measures. the press has speculated this could include freezing of assets for a link to the misappropriation of funds, it could involve an arm embargo against russia, but that hasn't been confirmed. and yesterday there were a lot of questions about what could tri
CNN
Mar 3, 2014 11:00am PST
refuses to put down the weapons in crimea. they are the heavily pro russian state in ukraine. u.s. officials say 6,000 troops are already there taking control. today president putin watched his troops in russia practicing and as he bears down, the world is waiting to see how president obama will live up to his work. three days ago, he spoke with costs for any military intervention by russia. secretary of state john kerry is heading to the capital of kiev tonight and the u.s. just announced they won't send a delegation to the paralympics in sochi that start on friday. the critics say the u.s. response has not been fast or furious enough. senator john mccain for instance spoke to cnn last hour. >> with ukraine, it is the crown jewel. let's go back to peace. what kind of a message are we sending and slashing the military some. >> we are covering this international kroo isz from all angles the retired general. phil black is in moscow. help us clear up the confusion here. the question we want to know with forces, did russia issue an ultimatum and set this deadline on ukrainians if they
LINKTV
Mar 1, 2014 6:00am PST
from ukraine under russian protection. is that how it looks to you? > yes, indeed. he was appointed the prime minister only a few days ago and he leads the main pro russian party here. a party whose members have always claimed that they want crimia to be a part of russia. and it could be of course that now he is using this situation to make russia interfere. >> and just briefly, what do ordinary people think? do you think they would supported a move to leave ukraine? >> well, as you know there are many people who are very pro russian and there are a lot of demonstrations going on, pro russian demonstration. and people i talk to told me that they are very happy that there are soldiers, that here they feel protected and that they hope that it could become a part of russia. but that is not what all people here think. many people told me also that they just want more rights but they don't want the region to break away from ukraine. and there, it's also a type of minority here and the head of this minority has appeared on television calling for all sides to get to negotiations and callin
ABC
Mar 4, 2014 6:00pm EST
legitimate interests in the ukraine. >> with russian warships on the coast, and troops around military bases, this part of the ukraine is under the world microscope tonight. >> >> i know president who in has a different set of lawyers making a different set of interpretations. i do not think that is fooling anybody. >> the threat is there. you have -- with a person taking part in the protests. threats of economic sanctions against russia may be their biggest help. today, it is the ukraine. tomorrow, russia will occupy lot via. -- latvia. it is a threat to the world. >> the russians caused alarm, flawed -- firing a ballistic missile in. that was preplanned before the invasion. not to be shown as a sign of aggression. >> we have one more note on this. word thatt surged on russia had pulled back troops. the s&p 500 gained 28 points. closing any record high. >> fire destroyed a large home in anne arundel county. because of the rural location, fire crews had to truck water in from seven miles away. a dog and two children were home but escaped unharmed. it is unclear what caused the fire. up
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 5:00am EST
diplomatic pressure on the situation there in ukraine, talking specifically about the russians of course. >> yes, and he said the uk is not considering a military option. i think that was pretty self evident but now it's from the lips of the foreign minister. the diplomatic route is that everyone i think more or less wants to go down. fascinating but as the british foreign secretary was talking in geneva the russian foreign minist minister laverof was saying we need to be calm and we need to pursue political, diplomatic channels. but of course the gulf between them in ideology is huge, remains so. the russians see what happened here in kiev as an illegitimate over throwing of an elected president yanukovych who of course fled the country as a result of demonstrations here and the culminations and the killings in the square. russians say they have gone to crime yeah and said this repeatedly to protect their ethnic, russian-speaking ukrainians. it's an atonomous and john kerry said that and william hague said it's the biggest in century. >> reporter: more crisis meetings being held
MSNBC
Mar 3, 2014 11:00am PST
parliament to take action, ukraine in defense of russian interests and russian citizens and the mobilization of forces around the black sea fleet was something people have foreseen for some time. >> i'm going to ask you to sort of read the mind a little bit of vladimir putin, of what sort of his end game might be. what do you suppose putin is up to here? is his goal simply to keep ukraine from falling under the sphere of the european union as opposed to russia, or do you think there's some bigger game that would have ripple effects both to the union and to the u.s.? >> there is a critical goal you just laid out, which is that the new government in ukraine, the weak new government and successive governments after it are not in the best position to have a close association with the eu, which is one of the things that triggered this in the first place. putin also does not want to see ukraine pick up the idea again of joining nato, for example, and there's also a strong signaling factor to all the countries around russia in the neighborhood, not just to ukraine, but also to moldova,
MSNBC
Mar 4, 2014 6:00am PST
they're even russian. a lot of moving part this is morning as secretary kerry arrives in ukraine. >>> what we can learn about the entire 2014 campaign and how one candidate is working on 50 years of family history on the ballot. >>> and more developing news this morning. the president's outside political operation making changes in the wake of an exclusive nbc news report on their fund-raising operation. we'll have more on what organizing for action chief jim messina has now told his team. >>> good morning from washington. it's tuesday, march 4th, 2014. this is "the daily rundown." >>> first reads of the morning, russian president vladimir putin went before the media this morning to defend his country's actions in the wake of the ukrainian revolution, arguing that it amounted to a coup that demanded a russian response. he he told reporters he would use force in ukraine only as a last resort, he claimed. but he said he reserves the right to do so. putin also said further military action would be justified because the ousted president, victor yanukovych has requested it. he said an
CNN
Mar 4, 2014 8:00am PST
>>> breaking his silence, russian president, vladmir putin defends sending troops into ukraine and declares it is humanitarian mission and warns th more force remains an option. >>> the president wants to expand a tax credit for the middle class and the working poor. >>> an emotional testimony at the blade runners trial in south africa. neighbors describes the screams before he shot and killed his girlfriend. >>> hello, everyone. i'm john berman. michaela pereira is off today. with he would like to welcome our viewers here and around the world. we will have those stories and more at this hour. a knew escalation in the crisis in ukraine. reuters news agency is reporting that the russian navy is blocking a channel between crimea and russia. we are waiting for a critical news conference from secretary of state, john kerry are, at the center of the worst crisis since russia and the west. i arrived in kiev just hours ago. one of his first stops in independence square. you can see him at the makeshift memorial being created to honor those killed in the demonstrations on the street. the s
PBS
Mar 4, 2014 3:00pm PST
reserves the right to use force to protect ethnic russians in ukraine. >> reporter: if we see that lawlessness starting in eastern regions too, if people ask us for help we reserve the right to use all options at our disposal to protect those citizens. >> woodruff: on politics, the russian leader said viktor yanukovich is the legitimate president of ukraine but acknowledged he has no political future. and putin suggested moscow might reject the results of any new elections. >> reporter: it depends on how they will be held. if they are held in the same terror that we see now in kiev, then we won't recognize. >> woodruff: in washington, president obama flatly rejected putin's justifications for russia's actions. >> president putin seems to have different set of lawyers making different set of interpretations. but i don't think that's fooling anybody. i think everybody recognizes that although russia has legitimate interests in what happens in neighboring state, that does not give it the right to use force as a means of exerting influence in that state >> woodruff: ukraine's new prime
NBC
Mar 1, 2014 11:00pm PST
in ukraine is now becoming a full blown international affair, the russian parliament sent troops into ukraine less than 600 miles from where the olympics were just held. the situation in ukraine is called extraordinary with russian lives in threat. the active president has armed forces on alert. many are hoping to cut ties with ukraine. the un secretary general says he earned them. >> it is crucial to have cool heads must prevail. and we must end this crisis. >> earlier today president barack obama spoke with president putin for 90 minutes warning him if he continues to violate international law there will be criminal and economic fall out. >>> we have reaction from protester who's gather outside the russian consul at in san francisco. >> protefltsters who oppose the russian military intervention gathered around to sing international songs to show support for their friends on the other side of the globe. >> if you ride the history of ukraine for ten minutes you would understand the pain of all these people. ukraine has never attacked anyone. >> while some are welcoming russia's p
CNN
Mar 3, 2014 2:00pm PST
. thousands of russian troops are already on the ground in neighboring ukraine in control of the strategic crimean region. russia has issued an ultimatum to ukrainian forces. a navy commander warning surrender or face an attack. those reports are, quote, utter rubbish. ukrainian defense officials say a dozen trucks have crossed into the crimean city of kurch. president obama said the united states is examining a series of steps to to, quote, isolate russia. sanctions are being prepared even right now. we have the kind of coverage that only cnn can deliver, beginning with our chief national security correspondent jim sciutto. jim? >> clearly the administration is getting ready to act. no decision made yet on whether to impose those sanctions or, indeed, which sanctions to impose but they want to have the options ready. and today we heard the president warn that his goal is to isolate russia and make its actions in ukraine very costly. with russian troops now swarming, sovereigning ukrainian territory, preparing likely sanctions against russia. president obama vowing today to make russia's m
CNN
Mar 2, 2014 3:00am PST
people in the streets waving russian flags. you look at the second largest city of ukraine where we saw some of the violence yesterday roughly 100 people injured in that and, yes, you do have very violent and very vocal people on the streets but we're not seeing massive demonstrations and this is a city that's over 1 million people. >> so, ukraine is deploying troops across the country. but earlier this morning the defense minister said that their forces could not take on russia. one, why make that declaration? i imagine strategically that would be defeatist, but why the disconnect, as well? >> well, you're right. it is a bit defeatist but also realistic. the ukrainian military does not have the fire power, not nearly the fire power russia has. hundreds of thousands of troops ukraine has just a bit over 100,000 troops and russia has updated aircraft and tanks and ukraine doesn't have that type of weaponry updated weaponry that russia has. but i think it's one thing that we are hearing and this is significant is that in the crimea a minority population have said that if russian forces we
Al Jazeera America
Mar 1, 2014 10:00am EST
russian president has asked parliament to send troops to ukraine. an increasing number of men have appeared armed in the region in the past few days. they've taken over a number of airports as well as the parliament building. the live pictures that you're looking at right now are from russia where a parliament session is being held right now on ukraine. now just to let you know, a majority of the population in crimea are ethnic russian. we're joined now from moscow, to tell us more about the session that we're looking at right now going in moscow. >> reporter: it's almost breathtaking how fast this situation is moving. earlier on, on saturday the lower house of parliament requested that putin step in and take decisive action in ukraine. about an hour ago vladimir putin then requested of the upper house that they allow military action in ukraine. now we have an extraordinary session of the upper house of parliament where they are going to be debasing and voting on just that proposal from the president. the way it's going to work is that they are have an statement and announcement to
CNN
Mar 1, 2014 11:00am PST
exactly is russian trying to achieve there? does it want to separate itself from the ukraine? does it want to become more autonomous? those are the real questions that the russians are going to be asking right now. what we have been able to see is that what's going on there on the ground, it's hard to imagine that that is anything else but orchestrated by moscow. if you see the forces that came out there, the way they were disciplined. the interesting thing was, the earliest check points that were set up there were set up by a biker gang were set up by vladimir putin. all of a sudden they surfaced in that area and they started setting up checkpoints together with the local police. clearly the russians have been planning this for a while. this has been going on for a while and it's now come to this stage where we're seeing this overt military action that they have now waved through that you are own parliament. so the u.n. is one of the place where there will be talking going on, there will be statements going on, vladimir putin is going to be talking to the secretary general. but the d
MSNBC
Mar 4, 2014 8:00am PST
happen next in the russian-speaking parts of east ukraine, tamron. >> also images that were extraordinary to see, secretary kerry there in that square, which had been the center of protests, and to your note and andr andrea mitchell, where there's a memorial for those killed during the oust of yanukovych, secretary kerry knowing that image would be broadcast through the world, him at the center, if you will, of some of of this at this point. >> that's right, and just two or three weeks ago when i was last in kiev, those barricades were built high with sand bags, ice bags, all sorts of defenses, and now they are covered in flowers, many, many, many flowers and photographs of those who died. a lot of them by sniper bullets during those disturbances just a week or so ago. kerry was surrounded by an absolute scrum of camera people and security officers and well aware those images would be sent around the world. the substance, of course, of what he said today was that the economic support that the u.s. was prepared to provide for ukraine at a time also when the imf is here, becau
FOX News
Mar 2, 2014 3:00am PST
. russian troops continue to move through ukraine's crimea region. peter is live in washington with the latest. good morning, peter. >> good morning. the latest news from moscow is that russian troops are still moving aggressively into ukraine and president putin has permission from russian parliament to send in some more. this comes as the russian border guard service now says that they have counted at least 675,000 people fleeing ukraine for russia in the last two months because of what the russians describe as a humanitarian catastrophe. we know president obama's principle advisors got together yesterday to discuss the latest developments and national security adviser susan rice later briefed him on the takeaways from that meeting. president obama also spoke separately on saturday to french president hollande and canadian prime minister harper and the white house tells us those leaders all agreed ukraine's sovereignty must be respected by the russians. the leaders all agreed to remain united but also to work within the limits of international law to figure out how to keep ukraine dem
CW
Mar 6, 2014 4:00am CST
government of ukraine. russian leaders say it is not a legitimate government, and that it came about as the result of a military coup. european leaders meet in brussels today to consider economic sanctions, to force russia to stop its military push into ukraine. six more american fighter planes will be dispatched, to patrol the baltic nations and protect their airspace. some chicago aldermen with ukrainian american constituents are urging the airlines to suspend flights between chicago and russia, in protest of the ukrainian crisis. but the city council has no authority over airline schedules. and neither o'hare nor midway airport currently offers direct passenger service to russia. the sister of a pregnant woman who drove a minivan carrying her three young children into the ocean in florida says she had talked about demons before leaving the house. this is what a man saw as he drove across the sand of daytona beach tuesday. police say they initially stopped 31-year-old ebony wilkerson hours before this happened.. she told them that she was scared her husband would be coming to florida to h
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Mar 3, 2014 7:00pm PST
aggression against the state of ukraine. >> reporter: that in response to russian president vladimir putin receiving the right to use military force in ukraine. mystery gunmen patrolling the streets. >> where are you from? >> from russia in >> from where in russia? >> it's not important. >> but it is important to nearly all of europe and the united states. president obama spoke to president putin calling on him to withdraw his troops. on sunday the situation seemed to get worse. the city, russian forces surrounded their naval operations base. asking the commander to hand over control. >> we've been ordered to defend the base he says, if anyone tries to force us to leave, we'll defend it and fight with our guns. >> in all some ten bases surround it. ukrainian troops inside the gates, what appear to be russian troops on the outside. the stand-offs have been tense, so far there's been no loss of life. russia had complete operational control of crimea. according to a senior white house official. >> the central government is shaky to say the least, the former president fled a little more than a
Al Jazeera America
Mar 1, 2014 6:00pm EST
russian intervention in ukraine to end. >> united nations security council meets in an emergency session to discuss the cries let ukraine. >> i am stephanie stanton in glendora, california, where heavy rains are putting this neighborhood under the threat of mudslides. >>> also inside the home of mexican drug lohr joaquin guzman, how he was able to avoid the law for so long. ♪ ♪ >>> tonight fierce of growing ukraine could be on the brink of war with russia. ukraine has put its armed force on his high alert this weekend and is warning russia any military intervention will lead to conflict. >> translator: preserve peace and stability here in ukraine any aggressors or those provoking the situation do not have the right to intervene in internal affairs. >> at this hour russian soldiers remain in control of ukraine's southern region of crimea. today the parliament i'm proved president putin's request to use force. the united nations had a special meet to go discuss this crisis. they are calling for u.n. to observe. president obama spoke to putin earlier toed urging him to withdraw
Al Jazeera America
Mar 2, 2014 6:00pm EST
russians, and in general crimea has never wanted to be part of independent ukraine. as you said, there's a sizeable minority population, very much pro-western and pro what is happening ukraine, leaning to the west. you have a split population, but the majority of people seem to support russia, whether or not they support armed troops on the ground is another question. the allegiance is towards russia, not the north-west. >> thank you nick schifrin from crimea. from ukraine's south to the capital. hundreds of men of all ages are going to recruiting centres to volunteer for the armed services. jacky rowland has more. >> ukrainians are preparing themselves for war. in kiev, where there has been bloodshed people express their allegiance to ukraine, and their defines of russia. it's fighting rhetoric, and for now it still is only talk. parliament has been meeting in emergency session. afterwards the prime minister said russia had brought them to the brink of disaster. >> this is not the threat. this is actually the declaration of war to my country. and we urge president vladimir putin to pull
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Mar 3, 2014 10:00am PST
eastern part of ukraine. other russian-speaking areas. if that happens, that would be a major escalation. in sign of that at this point. but there's real concern about what the next step of vladimir putin is, wolf. >> because it's clear to everyone that the ukrainian military is really under the worst of circumstances would be no match for the russian military, which is so much more powerful, so much more advanced. so the key as you correctly point out, according to u.s. officials, as well, keep the russian troops in crimea, but if they start moving eastward, towards where you are in kiev, that would escalate the situation dramatically. is there a real concern in kiev with the ukrainian government that the russian military might actually move toward the east? >> there is concern. basically everybody here you talk to has that concern. for them, that obviously is -- would be the ultimate act of declaration of war. they already see this as a declaration of war. but to move into eastern parts of ukraine. and that's -- you know, the borders of crimea are pretty -- are very obvious.
Al Jazeera America
Mar 5, 2014 6:00am EST
serve in ukraine. >> across the street from the naval base, russian soldiers are setting up camp. >> that's what the russians have done across crimea. this overlooks the ukrainian navy base. the ukrainian chief of staff says they are talking with the russians outside the gate. >> we talk the same language, we understand each other, but the situation on the outside on the top of the abandoned building, you can see the position, the fire position in its - it pointed to our direction. the camp refuses to change its flags and loyalties to ukraine. >> nobody wants to be betrar in the eyes of our country men. >> back in stryletska bay is ukraine's only submarine, also blocked by the russians. theships of both navies sit side by side. only the russian boats can move in the stand off by the sea. >> well, the ukrainian officers told me they would be cursed by their country men if they stepped down. they know they are outnumbered. when the fleet was divided in 1997, russia got 80%, ukraine 20%. they know they can't stand militarily. there are warships at the entrance. those are ferries beh
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Mar 5, 2014 4:30am PST
hold a special meeting in belgium today to discuss the russian military invasion of ukraine's crimea region. as cbs news reporter susan mcginnis reports, tensions over the standoff do seem to be easing a bit. >> reporter: diplomacy takes center stage today surround russia's invasion of ukraine. secretary of state john kerry will meet with his russian counterpart this morning in paris. >> president obama and i want to make it clear to russia and to everybody in the world that we are not seeking confrontation. >> reporter: last night president obama talked about a possible resolution with german chancellor angela merkel. the proposal would allow russian troops to stay in crimea but on their bases in the region. and international monitors would ensure ethnic russians in ukraine are protected. russian president vladimir putin calls the invasion a humanitarian mission to protect those russians living in ukraine. he also said he would use force if needed. but while politicians talk, russian soldiers are digging in. >> once they are there, there is not a reason judging by what putin has don
CNBC
Mar 3, 2014 4:00am EST
we're seeing in poland, as well. so the real dominating factor is the ukraine. thousands of russian troops are focused in the crimea region following a dramatic weekend in the ukraine. this is a declaration of war by vladimir putin. u.s. secretary of state john kerry condemning russia's actions and will travel to kiev tomorrow for talks with the new ukrainian government. >> president putin is using force in a completely inappropriate manner. fears he's going to lose on the international stage. russia is going to lose. >> steve, it's the one possible benefit of seeing russian aggression here, but actually, it could boost popular support for the new ukrainian government. >> i'm not sure about that, julia. i think this is a country that's split top to bottom, east to west, north to south. the russians invaded crimea. it is the russian troops in force with a lot of military hardware. because they said and putin said with the backing on the russian parliament they were defending the interest of russian speakers, just to remind viewers, crimea was russian. 58% of the minimum of the popula
Al Jazeera America
Feb 27, 2014 5:00am EST
day of action. >> but we start in ukraine where pro-russian protesters seized government buildings in the crimea region. the ukrainian interior forces and police have been put on alert. wooden barricades have been erected at the entrance to the crimea supreme council. the area surrounding the building has been the scene of violent confrontations. they raised a russian flag as a possible challenge to the new leadership. we are joined live from the crimea. a russian flag flying from government buildings. >> tell us what is happening now? >> that's right. the russian flag flying from the building behind me. about 200 metres away. that's the parliament building you can see over my shoulder. inside armed men, professionals. we don't know who they are, but they are understood to have come in overnight. security was not strong, was not strict, and they are occupying that building. we are hearing that they'll expect a parliamentary session later. it's possible that mps will meet in there despite all that is going on. adding to the mix, police who have cordoned off the area seem incredibly rel
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Mar 4, 2014 2:00am PST
president putin. he issued these orders after the change of government in ukraine but before russian forces started fanning out across crimea and controlling that region of ukraine. these drills, these war games, they were huge, 150,000 soldiers, huge amounts of hardware, including up to 900 tanks, and there were concerns that this could evolve into some sort of large-scale military incursion or even an invasion into ukraine, but it now seems pretty clear they're being conducted entirely separately to the ongoing military operation in crimea. those drilling forces, they have now been ordered back to barracks, but in crimea, there are no reports of the russian forces there changing the positions that they are occupying. no sign that they are falling back or pulling out of that region at all. and as you say, we are expecting to hear from president vladimir putin any moment. this will be significant, because it is the first time he will have made public statements since this operation began in crimea. >> phil, do we have any idea what he plans to say or what he's going to use these rema
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Mar 4, 2014 5:00am EST
as the treaty of friendship, cooperation and partnership between the ukraine and russian federation of 1997. russia and ukraine must starts effective dialogue to resolve the crisis between them. a dialogue that would lead to the return of the crimean region to the control as soon as possible. we call on ukraine to take immediate steps to resolve this of both paternity and to respect human right, and particularly the minority rights in to revoke any measures that were taken which may undermine such rights. at the same time, we stress the need to not interfere in the internal affairs so that the country may decide its own political future. the united nations security council must assume its responsibilities regarding the situation in ukraine. we also supports the mediation efforts by the united nations secretary-general and supports the contact with the various parties in this regard. we wish to receive more clarifications from the parties concerned regarding the situation on the ground and particularly in the region. this will be helpful. we note the need for the security council to
CSPAN
Mar 3, 2014 7:00am EST
. the russian foreign minister says that russian troops that have streamed into ukraine are protecting his country cost citizens living there. that it is necessary to use russian troops in ukraine until the normalization of the political situation. inventions -- interventions on the pretext of civilian populations produce the opposite effect. ukraine has accused russia of a military invasion. is our,ll, here chicago, illinois, morning. caller: good morning. host: what you think of the situation so far and the u.s. response? i am not the president nor do i serve on his foreign relations or national security team. what the u.s. response should be. unless anyone else who is calling and serves on those two hearties, they have no idea what the u.s. response should be, either. host: is any other response appropriate? caller: i can't say if a response would be appropriate, but there should be a response. georgetown, massachusetts, dan. caller: i suggest to the last caller that he actually digs into it and find some than relyingrather on the information we get from big media. not being reporte
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Mar 2, 2014 2:00pm PST
. >>> thousand oefs russian troops in the crimea section of ukraine. the "new york times" and cnn have a lot of -- are built for this international story. msnbc showed once again it's not really a news channel. it's been in taped programming much of the weekend. overall, there are few journalistic boots on the ground. i think the situation is murky and that makes it hard to cover. >> it is hard to cover unless you're covering it through social media. but i think this is going to be one of the biggest tests of president obama's career as president. and that the coverage that we're seeing is not as big as maybe arab spring and maybe because it broke on a saturday. yesterday was the day and there weren't a lot of people in the news room. i think you'll see a lot more on monday. but i also think our appetite for international news has not, as an american people, always been as strong. >> that is certainly true because the situation with the coup or the toppling of the prime minister in ukraine certainly has been brewing for some time now. and it's been covered, but it hasn't been a dominating story
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Mar 3, 2014 10:00am PST
the white house is described as a russian invasion of ukraine and now vladimir putin is tightening his grip. today russia's navy demanded that all ukrainian forces in crimea surrender by tomorrow. >> this could spread to the east and it's already dangerous and could get horrendous. >> john kerry arrives in ukraine tomorrow on a diplomatic mission to support the interim ukrainian government. secretary kerry warned there could be repercussions for russia and he said all options are still on the table. >> this is an act of aggression that is completely trumped up in terms of its pretext. it's really 19th century behavior in the 21st century. >> 19th scentury, a 90-minute phone call between putin and obama yielded no solutions. and president obama is taking hits at home for his perceived inability to reign in russia. >> would do we care? zbls the ultimate result of a fek less foreign policy where nobody believes in america anymore. >> the u.s. delegation will be skipping the pairalympics in sochi because of what is happening in the ukraine. pro russian demonstrators clashed with police
CBS
Feb 28, 2014 5:00pm EST
military movements taken by the russian federation inside of ukraine. russia has a historic relationship with ukraine including cultural and economic ties and a military facility in crimea but any violation of ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity would be deeply destablizing which is not in the interest of ukraine, russia or europe. it would represent a profound interference in matters that must be determined by the ukrainian people. it would be a clear violation of russia's commitment to respect the independence and sovereignty and borders of ukraine and of international laws. just days after the world came to russia for the olympic games that would invite the condemnation of nation around the world and indeed the united states will stand with the international community in affirming that there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. the events of the past several months remind us of how difficult democracy can be in a country with deep divisions, but the ukrainian people have also reminded us that human beings have a universal right to determine their own fut
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 3:00am EST
russians surrounding military bases in ukraine's crimea region. they say russia's actions are a declaration of war. seven of the grouch of eight top industrialized nations have suspended preliminary meetings due to be held before a summit in russia in june. european foreign ministers are due to hold an emergency meeting on the crisis in brussels. in a blow to ukraine's government the head of its navy defected to the pro-russian forces and is being charged with treason. jennifer glasse is in crimea, and has been to a base surrounded by armed groups. she said in this report, near the crimean capital. >> it was not a day that sergei storozhenko expected. a group of russians came to his base, wanting him to surrender. "they said they are here to bring stability to crimea", what that meant he didn't know. he refused to give up. truckloads arrive. the colonel watches and says, "they're here." the ukrainians move a vehicle to the gate. there'll be no reinforcements. no one is coming from kiev. i'm alone. me and my brigade. we'll do what we can and we'll see. we'll see. then the troops
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Mar 3, 2014 6:00am PST
, pipelines that want go through ukraine from russia to europe about 25% of russian exports go to europe and half of that goes to those pipelines that go through ukraine. you can see the uncertainty something at play in all the markets today. >> those warm water ports in crimea for russia the only warm water ports they have. christine romans thanks very much. >>> in just a moment we'll check in over at the white house. first the latest from crimea itself. let's go to our correspondent on the ground. what's the latest, diana? >> reporter: hi, wolf. the new ukrainian naval commander because the old one defected just a few days ago and transferred the pro russian kiev side, the new commander says that ten naval and military bases across crimea are now under the control of russian forces and we've also heard reports of attacks on border posts along the east of crimea. our own ben weidmann is on the way there. most of these takeovers have been very peaceful, very strange standoff. where soldiers are just basically standing around but it still means this entire continent is under their control. th
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